WIC- Foster children under age five and foster teens that are pregnant are income eligible for WIC. This is Washington States Women, Infant and Children's nutritional health program.
F.P.A.W.S: Foster Parents Association of Washington State. The Foster Parents Association of Washington State (FPAWS) is a non-profit corporation chartered in 1973 providing support and services to foster families throughout the State of Washington. The Association has evolved over the years to develop direct support for adoptive, foster and kinship parents as well as initiating legislative action for the betterment of foster and adoptive families
Fostering Together - State to State support groups, support resources for foster parents/families.
WAC - Washington Laws that govern foster care licensing
Washington State Parks - Camping is free for foster families if they are only looking to rent a hook-up or tent camp site. Yurts and Cabins are same cost
Foster Care Clinic at Harborview:
About this Clinic - The Foster Care Clinic offers primary care and consultations for foster children with medical, behavioral and other special health care needs. Our team consists of a pediatrician, nurse, and social worker. Children in foster care have special needs. Each visit at our clinic allows for the extra time needed to provide the best care and communication with foster families. The Foster Care Clinic works with the Children and Teen's Clinic at Harborview to provide same day appointments for sick children.
Clinic Services -
Well-baby and well-child checkups for children in foster care (EPSDT) and immunizations
Continuity health care for children while in dependency
24-hour phone access to trained nurses for acute medical issues
Medical care for acute illnesses
Consultation for children with developmental, behavioral or medical concerns
Coordination and referralfor specialty medical, dental and mental health services
Screening for fetal alcohol syndrome
Foster family counseling regarding behavioral and parenting concerns
Mental health consultation and coordination with community mental health agencies
Interpreting and coordinating medical records
Communication with child welfare and adoption caseworkers, court, schools, daycares, therapists and counselors
Care Providers -
McDonell, Michael G.
Sugar, Naomi F.
Contact Information and Hours
Scheduling Coordinator (Phone): (206) 744-3335
General Contact (Phone): (206) 744-1626
General Contact (Fax): (206) 744-8529
Hours: Tuesday, 8:30a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, 8:30a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Address: Harborview Medical Center Ground Floor, West Clinic Box 359850 325 Ninth Ave. Seattle, WA 98104